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Mathematics

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After assessments, look up on websites topics you didn’t get correct, learn from these and to find worksheets online to practise.

Complete sudoku, or other puzzles involving logic and trial and improvement.

The WebSudoku site allows you to complete them online, or print them out.

To continue to work on times tables at home on a regular basis - you probably did lots of this at primary school, but in Maths it’s possible to ‘lose it’ if you don’t ‘use it’!
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To play board games that have mathematical elements, e.g. snakes & ladders, Monopoly.

Play chess - build your logic skills.

You can play against the computer on ChessKid.
Visit the nrich website - the site contains thousands of challenges. Start by completing one star challenges, and work up to the more difficult ones!
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Revisit past assessments in their books and complete it again to get a better score. Learn to play Rummy, Cribbage, and Canasta with a deck of cards. Work through the MathsGenie topic packs, starting on Grade 1/2.
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Read gas, electricity, or water meters. Read smart meters and work out how much your usage is costing. Complete the activities on the NatWest MoneySense site - a financial education programme for 5-18 year olds. Reflect on your Maths lessons, and use Youtube videos and HegartyMaths, etc. to review those topics to ensure complete understanding.
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Open a savings account. Visit the Science Museum, in particular its Maths wing. Visit the King’s College London site and complete one of their weekly challenges.
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Research some famous mathematicians. What did they contribute to mathematics? 

Here is a list of the 100 most influential mathematicians.
Watch the BBC Universe Documentary ‘The Great Math Mystery’ on Youtube. Register for the free Khan Academy website and work through the lessons each week.
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Read ‘The Everything Kids: Maths Puzzle Book’ by Meg Clemens. Lots of puzzles to be solved! Complete some activities from ‘Maths Games for Clever Kids’ by Gareth Moore. There is a whole series of these books to work through! Visit Bletchley Park, and discover the contribution mathematicians made to the war effort, notably Alan Turing.

 

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